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“Always show your working out!” was the mantra of my maths teacher in senior school. This series of blog posts “On the Nature of Lean Portfolios” is an exploration of Lean Portfolios.

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“Always show your working out!” was the mantra of my maths teacher in senior school. This series of blog posts “On the Nature of Lean Portfolios” is an exploration of Lean Portfolios.

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Navigating towards achievable objectives

The third in a short blog series looking at the Management Review that occurs in the middle of a PI Planning event in SAFe.

Navigating towards achievable objectives

The second in a short blog series looking at the Management Review that occurs in the middle of a PI Planning event in SAFe.

Navigating towards achievable objectives

The management review forms a key check-point mid-way through a PI Planning event that allows the stakeholders and facilitators of the event to offer sensible steering to

On The Nature Of Portfolios - a diagram showing how the Lean Portfolio can be Configured

“Always show your working out!” was the mantra of my maths teacher in senior school. This series of blog posts “On the Nature of Lean Portfolios” is an exploration of Lean Portfolios.

On The Nature Of Portfolios - a diagram showing how the Lean Portfolio can be Configured

“Always show your working out!” was the mantra of my maths teacher in senior school. This series of blog posts “On the Nature of Lean Portfolios” is an exploration of Lean Portfolios.

Methods are only theory - agile methodology discussion by Dr. Ivar Jacobson

This article is intended to people who are interested in successful adoption of agile methods / ways of working – an area of maybe as much as 50% failures.

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Three Part Agile Engineering Webinar with Ivar Jacobson

50 years of software engineering, so now what?

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This text/reference is an in-depth introduction to the systematic, universal software engineering kernel known as “Essence.” This kernel was envisioned and originally created by Ivar Jacobson and h

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Many of the creators of Essence are also members of Agnostic Agile.

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SAFe Dispersed PI Planning Diagram - how to run PI Planning events remotely
SAFe Dispersed PI Planning Diagram - how to run PI Planning events remotely
24 Questions - why Essence is not just another method white paper

Written by Dr. Ivar Jacobson, Paul E. McMahon and Roland Racko

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This book is an in-depth introduction to software engineering that uses a systematic, universal kernel to teach the essential elements of all software engineering methods.

Ivar Jacobson Speaks about Agile and Essence in this podcast

In this podcast, Shane Hastie, Lead Editor for Culture & Methods, spoke to Ivar Jacobson about his work defining the essence of software engineering.

Alpha State Card Games Guide - Agile Coaching Games

This instructional guide provides a brief introduction to the Alphas and presents seven different games that can be played with the Alpha State Cards by software development teams.

Editor’s Note: We recommend that you read Part One,

Editor’s Note: We recommend that you read Part One,

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